Building Skills NY announced the launch of its workforce training program, which offers low-income and unemployed New Yorkers construction training and job placement in the affordable housing industry. Continue reading
West Harlem Local Development Corporation (WHLDC) awarded $2 million in grants to 83 local community-based organizations (CBOs) whose work will advance WHLDC’s mission of promoting increased economic opportunities and quality of life to sustain a vibrant West Harlem community. Continue reading
Hundreds of upper Manhattan tenants could be in danger of losing their homes if the Texas-based venture capital firm that now controls 10 buildings moves ahead with their sale as planned. Continue reading
We want to give props to Starbucks for the work they are doing in Harlem. Over the past year, Starbucks partnered with the Harlem Community store in Harlem resulting in $113,000 contribution to Abyssinian Development Corporation CEO Sheena Wright (left and Lisa Price, founder of Carol’s Daughter in Harlem, on the right). Continue reading
I heard about accessory apartments while listening to WNYC the other day. What is an accessory apartment? Accessory apartments in Harlem might be the answer to affordable housing, senior assistance, and/or a source of added income for homeowners, etc.,. Continue reading
But Mr. Lettire did not always make sure that those workers were paid proper wages and benefits on at least two projects, even as he took federal housing money, according to the United States Department of Labor. Continue reading
Centerline Capital Group (“Centerline”), a provider of real estate financial and asset management services for affordable and conventional multifamily housing, and a subsidiary of Centerline Holding Company (OTC: CLNH.OB – News), announced today it has provided a $45.2 MM Fannie Mae affordable MBS facility to refinance four multifamily properties in Harlem New York.
At a time when social services are facing sometimes difficult cuts, one organization is celebrating the funding it received from the city to rehabilitate a housing project in Harlem that provides homes and services to the chronically homeless.
Housing and Services Inc., or HSI, — an organization that develops and manages affordable housing for New Yorkers with special needs — announced this week that it has completed construction on its rehabilitation project for supportive housing at the Cecil Hotel in Harlem and the Narragansett Hotel on the Upper West Side. Continue reading